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Posted on: July 8, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Queen Anne’s County is under a Tropical Storm Warning – Elsa update 7/8/21 1:00pm

QAC Monitoring Elsa

We are continuing to monitor Tropical Storm Elsa and are currently under a Tropical Storm Warning along with the entire Chesapeake Bay Coast and most eastern shore counties. We are still expecting moderate impacts from this system. 

  • Timing: 
    • Most Likely Arrival: Thursday Evening
    • Earliest Possible Arrival: Thursday Mid-Day
  • Primary Impacts:
    • Heavy Rain fall Thursday Evening into Friday Early morning ~ Potential for 2-3” + in some areas
      • Areas that are known to experience flooding after heavy rains may experience flash or residual flooding
    • Moderate winds, Sustained winds for prolonged periods between 20-30 MPH ~ Potential for gusts up to 45 MPH 


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